Dating the Siple Dome (Antarctica) ice core by manual and computer interpretation of annual layering

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Journal of Glaciology, ISSN: 0022-1430, Vol: 50, Issue: 170, Page: 453-461

Publication Year:
2004
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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/ers_facpub/26; https://works.bepress.com/paul_mayewski/3; https://works.bepress.com/andrei_kurbatov/2
DOI:
10.3189/172756504781829864
Author(s):
Taylor, Kendrick C.; Alley, Richard B.; Meese, Debra A.; Spencer, Matthew K.; Brook, Ed J.; Dunbar, Nelia W.; Finkel, Robert C.; Gow, Anthony J.; Kurbatov, Andrei V.; Lamorey, Gregg W.; Mayewski, Paul Andrew; Meyerson, Eric A.; Nishiizumi, Kunihiko; Zielinski, Gregory A. Show More Hide
Publisher(s):
Cambridge University Press (CUP)
Tags:
Earth and Planetary Sciences; Earth Sciences
article description
The Holocene portion of the Siple Dome (Antarctica) ice core was dated by interpreting the electrical, visual and chemical properties of the core. The data were interpreted manually and with a computer algorithm. The algorithm interpretation was adjusted to be consistent with atmospheric methane stratigraphic ties to the GISP2 (Greenland Ice Sheet Project 2) ice core,Be stratigraphic ties to the dendrochronologyC record and the dated volcanic stratigraphy. The algorithm interpretation is more consistent and better quantified than the tedious and subjective manual interpretation.